The salary statistics of purchasing managers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare purchasing manager salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$66,370|
|25th Percentile Wage||$80,680|
|50th Percentile Wage||$109,350|
|75th Percentile Wage||$144,170|
|90th Percentile Wage||$181,120|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for purchasing managers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) purchasing managers is $181,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $109,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid purchasing managers is $66,370.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of purchasing managers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of purchasing managers in 17 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for purchasing manager occupations is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry with an annual salary $127,040. The lowest paying industry is the foundation, structure, and building exterior contractors industry (annual salary $77,520). For detailed purchasing manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Drywall and Insulation Contractors|| |
|Building Finishing Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .